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A Preview Of American Eagle Outfitters's Earnings

AEO is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday , 2021-09-02. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement. Analysts estimate that American Eagle Outfitters will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $0.53

Benzinga · 09/01/2021 11:08

AEO is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday , 2021-09-02. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that American Eagle Outfitters will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $0.53

American Eagle Outfitters bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Historical Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat on EPS by $4.35, which was followed by a 2.27 increase in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at American Eagle Outfitters's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q1 2021 Q4 2020 Q3 2020 Q2 2020
EPS Estimate 0.46 0.36 0.34 -0.16
EPS Actual 0.48 0.39 0.35 -0.03
Revenue Estimate 1.02 B 1.28 B 1.03 B 847.79 M
Revenue Actual 1.03 B 1.29 B 1.03 B 883.51 M

eps graph

Stock Performance

Shares of American Eagle Outfitters were trading at $30.52 as of August 31. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 142.98%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be satisfied going into this earnings release.

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